Nora Knows reports that 1 in 8 women will develop invasive breast cancer at some point in their lifetime.

The organization estimates that 255 thousand new cases will be diagnosed in 2017.

Norah Fullerton, a cancer survivor, shares her story of how Florida Hospital Waterman’s Mammography team was able to save her life.

Minority Breast Cancer

April 11th through 17th is National Minority Cancer Awareness Week. It’s a time to acknowledge the factors causing increased rates of cancer in certain minority groups.

Increased rates of cancer among minorities, isn’t solely the fault of genetics.

With this in mind, mammograms are crucial to ensure breast cancer is detected early in minority women to increase their chances of survival. Florida Hospital Waterman’s Mammography team tells us all about how they test, and what they look for.